Motive si Simboluri
Aramazd - The father of all the gods and goddesses, Aramazd created the heavens and the earth. The first two letters in his name, "AR", are the Armenian root for sun, light, and life. Worshiped as a sun-god, Aramazd was considered to be the source of earth’s fertility. His feast Am'nor, or New Year, was celebrated on March 21 in the old Armenian calendar. Aramazd's main sanctuary was one of the principal cult centers of Ancient Armenia.
Silver medallion 2nd century BC, excavated in Sisian, Syunik region of Armenia. Depiction of a Golden Eagle clutching some type of wild cat, most probably a leopard. The symbolism of the Golden Eagle was important in pre-historic motif’s on the Armenian highland, as well as many of the Armenian Dynasties of the the old, this is a depiction from the Artashesian Dynasty, where King Tigran II the Great hailed from, linked to the Yervanduni (Orontid Dynasty).
Armenian Highlands: The word Ararat can be divided into three words: AR-AR-AT. AR-AR being a plural form or all encompassing god; ‘AT’ being an archaic version of the Armenian word ‘hat’, which means ‘a piece of’. Thus Ararat meant ‘a piece of gods, or a piece of creation. Early symbols for gods are closely connected with astral symbols.